Youth Dance Maration Application

2015 Youth Dance Marathon Application Starts Now!


Application Deadline:

May 5, 2015


Who Can Apply:

Dance ensembles, individual artists, and dance philanthropists.



  1. The work must be an original creation, which has never been presented in the Festival,
  2. is not longer than 15 minutes in length,
  3. and does not contain contents that are offensive to the standing law of the People’s Republic of China



  1. Fill in the application form at  Online Application for the Youth Dance Marathon
  2. Please send the work’s DVD, publicity photos and photos of all touring members to the Festival office. Address (please print the Chinese Address and English Address on the envelope):

16 Xiadianchangpo Village, Xidawang Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China c/o BeijingDance/LDTX. Postcode 100022

北京朝阳区西大望路下甸厂坡村16号 雷动天下现代舞团 北京舞蹈双周办公室 邮编:100022


★ Please mark on the envelope YDM Application


Result Notification:

The results of all applications will be confirmed via Email by the middle of June.



All members of the Youth Dance Marathon will have to register for a YDM artist festival pass.

Registration fee is RMB1000 per person.

YDM pass holders will receive admission to all the performances and dance symposium sessions during the Festival. Additionally, YDM pass holders will receive a discounted rate to all Master Classes. 


Dance Camp Fee Exemption:

You are exempt from the YDM Registration fee if you are also registered in the Beijing Dance Festival Dance Camp.



Please make your own accommodation arrangements.

If you prefer the festival to arrange your accommodations for you (during the Festival, July 23-28), please indicate it on the application form (The cost is approximately RMB100-150 per person, per day for a shared room, however the price will be adjusted according to availability and market price).



  1. BDF will provide the venue and technical support (with a standard rig that will be provided later).
  2. BDF will be responsible for the publicity, ticketing, arrangements and organization of the programs.
  3. If you need an invitation letter to apply for funding, please send email to